The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1573 1504 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.25% 21.86% 18.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.41% 27.12% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1296 1189
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6191 5545 6104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.64% 80.61% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 4641 5367
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 926 £40,000 +6.66% 151
Cheshire +3 479 £40,000 +6.66% 78
Merseyside +1 79 £40,000 -1.23% 10
Lancashire -3 68 £40,000 +15.10% 26
Cumbria +1 5 - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1368 (43.57%) .NET
2 1306 (41.59%) C#
3 1051 (33.47%) SQL Server
4 1012 (32.23%) ASP.NET
5 930 (29.62%) Scrum
6 926 (29.49%) HTML
7 923 (29.39%) MVC
8 881 (28.06%) JavaScript
9 870 (27.71%) SQL
10 837 (26.66%) CSS
11 805 (25.64%) TDD
12 583 (18.57%) Java
13 534 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 531 (16.91%) WCF
15 494 (15.73%) Finance
16 486 (15.48%) jQuery
17 458 (14.59%) Microsoft
18 405 (12.90%) Windows
19 404 (12.87%) Web Services
20 403 (12.83%) OO
21 390 (12.42%) .NET Framework
22 376 (11.97%) Degree
23 356 (11.34%) E-Commerce
24 350 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
25 337 (10.73%) Project Management
26 329 (10.48%) HTML5
27 316 (10.06%) QA
27 316 (10.06%) XML
28 276 (8.79%) Waterfall
28 276 (8.79%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 156 (4.97%) Node.js
3 72 (2.29%) CMS
4 69 (2.20%) Apache
5 64 (2.04%) IIS
6 56 (1.78%) JBoss
7 54 (1.72%) CICS
8 47 (1.50%) WordPress
9 41 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 40 (1.27%) Tomcat
11 32 (1.02%) Umbraco
12 27 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
13 23 (0.73%) Confluence
14 20 (0.64%) Drupal
14 20 (0.64%) NServiceBus
15 17 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.35%) SAS
17 10 (0.32%) MS Exchange
18 9 (0.29%) Apache Solr
19 8 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 183 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 77 (2.45%) PowerPivot
3 66 (2.10%) MS Office
4 64 (2.04%) MS Project
5 44 (1.40%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.096%) Mingle
11 3 (0.096%) SPSS
11 3 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.032%) InDesign
13 1 (0.032%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 20 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 20 (0.64%) Magento
2 11 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.32%) Tridion
4 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (0.22%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.096%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.096%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.064%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.064%) Line 500
8 2 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.032%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.032%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.032%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 73 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (1.66%) SaaS
3 46 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.35%) GitHub
6 9 (0.29%) IaaS
6 9 (0.29%) PaaS
7 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.13%) Trello
8 2 (0.064%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.032%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.032%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.032%) Office 365
9 1 (0.032%) Route 53
9 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.55%) Internet
2 72 (2.29%) HTTP
3 27 (0.86%) Intranet
4 18 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.57%) Wireless
5 13 (0.41%) FTP
6 8 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.22%) Firewall
8 5 (0.16%) SSH
8 5 (0.16%) LAN
8 5 (0.16%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) Extranet
9 4 (0.13%) SMS
9 4 (0.13%) WAN
9 4 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.13%) AMQP
10 2 (0.064%) SMTP
10 2 (0.064%) MPLS
10 2 (0.064%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.032%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 255 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 201 (6.40%) MySQL
4 168 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 162 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 133 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 132 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 88 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 75 (2.39%) DB2
10 73 (2.32%) NoSQL
11 64 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 59 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (1.46%) MongoDB
14 45 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (1.15%) Big Data
16 33 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.80%) Data Mining
18 20 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
19 19 (0.61%) OLTP
19 19 (0.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 254 (8.09%) Selenium
2 253 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 240 (7.64%) Git (software)
4 176 (5.61%) NUnit
5 142 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 125 (3.98%) MSTest
7 114 (3.63%) JIRA
8 113 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 113 (3.60%) Moq
9 93 (2.96%) Subversion
10 81 (2.58%) Eclipse
11 76 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 69 (2.20%) JUnit
13 62 (1.97%) Jenkins
14 61 (1.94%) WebDriver
15 58 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
16 56 (1.78%) SpecFlow
17 42 (1.34%) Maven
18 40 (1.27%) TeamCity
19 28 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 494 (15.73%) Finance
2 178 (5.67%) Retail
3 145 (4.62%) Marketing
4 113 (3.60%) Games
5 98 (3.12%) Banking
6 65 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 63 (2.01%) Advertising
8 52 (1.66%) Automotive
9 37 (1.18%) Legal
10 28 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.80%) Law
12 15 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.45%) Publishing
13 14 (0.45%) Billing
14 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.32%) Back Office
15 10 (0.32%) Electronics
16 7 (0.22%) Military
17 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1759 (56.02%) Developer
2 615 (19.59%) .NET Developer
3 382 (12.17%) Analyst
4 377 (12.01%) Senior Developer
5 333 (10.61%) C# Developer
6 234 (7.45%) Java Developer
7 203 (6.46%) Project Manager
8 188 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 168 (5.35%) Web Developer
10 161 (5.13%) Software Developer
11 147 (4.68%) Architect
12 145 (4.62%) Business Analyst
13 132 (4.20%) Test Analyst
14 128 (4.08%) Team Leader
15 122 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 121 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
17 109 (3.47%) Senior C# Developer
18 103 (3.28%) Software Engineer
19 98 (3.12%) Tester
20 96 (3.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1368 (43.57%) .NET
2 1012 (32.23%) ASP.NET
3 926 (29.49%) HTML
4 837 (26.66%) CSS
5 534 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 531 (16.91%) WCF
7 486 (15.48%) jQuery
8 404 (12.87%) Web Services
9 390 (12.42%) .NET Framework
10 329 (10.48%) HTML5
11 316 (10.06%) XML
12 227 (7.23%) SOAP
13 225 (7.17%) LINQ
14 219 (6.97%) WPF
15 190 (6.05%) J2EE
16 186 (5.92%) RESTful
16 186 (5.92%) CSS3
17 182 (5.80%) Ajax
18 179 (5.70%) JSON
19 175 (5.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 207 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 184 (5.86%) User Experience
3 178 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
4 163 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 162 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 102 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
7 68 (2.17%) N-Tier
8 61 (1.94%) iPhone
9 57 (1.82%) Open Source
9 57 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 48 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 44 (1.40%) Social Media
12 30 (0.96%) Social Network
13 29 (0.92%) W3C
14 27 (0.86%) Streaming Music
15 26 (0.83%) Physics
15 26 (0.83%) Graphic Design
15 26 (0.83%) iPad
16 24 (0.76%) Statistics
17 22 (0.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 405 (12.90%) Windows
2 234 (7.45%) Linux
3 169 (5.38%) Android
4 145 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 67 (2.13%) UNIX
6 26 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 16 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.19%) AIX
12 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.13%) CentOS
13 4 (0.13%) Solaris
14 3 (0.096%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.064%) Fedora
16 1 (0.032%) HPUX
16 1 (0.032%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 930 (29.62%) Scrum
2 923 (29.39%) MVC
3 805 (25.64%) TDD
4 403 (12.83%) OO
5 356 (11.34%) E-Commerce
6 350 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
7 337 (10.73%) Project Management
8 276 (8.79%) Waterfall
8 276 (8.79%) BDD
9 266 (8.47%) Web Application Development
10 235 (7.48%) Software Engineering
11 227 (7.23%) Mentoring
12 220 (7.01%) Web Development
13 206 (6.56%) Dependency Injection
14 203 (6.46%) Kanban
15 200 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 195 (6.21%) Unit Testing
17 159 (5.06%) PRINCE2
18 152 (4.84%) Domain-Driven Design
19 144 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1306 (41.59%) C#
2 881 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 870 (27.71%) SQL
4 583 (18.57%) Java
5 246 (7.83%) T-SQL
6 235 (7.48%) PHP
7 146 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 118 (3.76%) Ruby
9 112 (3.57%) C++
10 93 (2.96%) VB
11 56 (1.78%) COBOL
12 55 (1.75%) C
13 52 (1.66%) Python
14 47 (1.50%) Objective-C
15 39 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.08%) PHP5
17 27 (0.86%) Perl
18 22 (0.70%) RPG
19 20 (0.64%) Delphi
20 19 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 376 (11.97%) Degree
2 127 (4.04%) ISEB
3 66 (2.10%) ISTQB
4 54 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 30 (0.96%) MCSD
7 29 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 25 (0.80%) MCP
9 22 (0.70%) MCTS
10 20 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 20 (0.64%) MCAD
11 13 (0.41%) PMP
12 12 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.19%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.16%) MBA
16 4 (0.13%) CISA
16 4 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (10.06%) QA
2 39 (1.24%) SLA
3 11 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.16%) XenApp
4 5 (0.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.13%) Docker
5 4 (0.13%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.064%) Firmware
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.57%) Puppet
3 7 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.19%) CA Endevor
5 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.13%) Hyperic
6 4 (0.13%) SCOM
6 4 (0.13%) Netcool
6 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.032%) YUM
7 1 (0.032%) logstash
Vendors
1 458 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 183 (5.83%) Oracle
3 78 (2.48%) Google
4 63 (2.01%) Facebook
5 41 (1.31%) Zend
6 40 (1.27%) VMware
7 34 (1.08%) Twitter
8 32 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 32 (1.02%) IBM
9 30 (0.96%) SAP
10 29 (0.92%) Business Objects
11 27 (0.86%) Apple
12 25 (0.80%) HP
13 22 (0.70%) Adobe
13 22 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (0.67%) EPiServer
15 16 (0.51%) Sybase
16 15 (0.48%) Citrix
17 13 (0.41%) hybris
18 12 (0.38%) Wonderware
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